CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Akai Osei, 22; Claire Danes, 42; Jennifer Morrison, 42; Ed O’Neill, 75.
Happy Birthday: Pick up the pace. You have plenty to do if you want to reach your expectations. Set goals, deadlines and plans in motion, and draw on those who can offer information, assistance and emotional support. Don’t give up when all that’s required is discipline, hard work and dedication. Personal gain is within reach, and romance and commitment are favored. Your numbers are 9, 15, 22, 27, 34, 45, 48.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Say what’s on your mind, and finish what you start. You can accomplish all you set out to do as long as you are direct regarding your intentions and quick to stop any obstacles that stand in your way. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Stop waffling and start doing. Hesitation will be your downfall. Do your own thing and turn into the one who steps into a leadership position. Be direct, reliable and efficient, and you will excel. Don’t give in to bullying or pressure. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Check out your options, and investigate what you require to make a change that will boost your reputation, status or position. Don’t sell yourself short or let anyone discourage you from following your heart. Head in a direction that excites you. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Stick to your principles, plans and passion. Refuse to let anyone get in your way or take advantage of your kindness. Keep your expenses down, and choose to be moderate and cautious regarding investments, purchases and your health. 2 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Stop worrying about what others do or think. Embrace the people and the projects that give you the highest return. Say what’s on your mind, and be open about the way you feel. Self-improvement and educational pursuits are favored. Romance is favored. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take a moment to organize and strategize. You’ll feel better if you have a plan in place that will ensure whatever you pursue will run flawlessly. You may desire change, but a hasty move will lead to mistakes and regret. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Stay focused on what and who is important to you. Nurture relationships, and pay attention to what’s going on around you. Put your energy behind what you envision. Strive to improve your life, health and relationships. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep your emotions controlled and concentrate on making changes to improve your life. Don’t spend on items you don’t need or people who are taking advantage of you. Evaluate your lifestyle, living quarters and relationships, and prepare to make a move. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t waste time pondering over something or someone. Concentrate on what you can do to make your life better. Gather information, avoid extravagant people and look for the balance in your life that will ease stress and bring you peace of mind. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Proceed with caution. Refrain from getting into a spat with a friend, colleague or relative. Keep your opinions and plans to yourself until you have everything in place. A change you want to make will face opposition. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Consider what you enjoy doing most and head in that direction. An optimistic attitude will encourage others to support your plans. Change the way you use your skills to suit trends, and you’ll find a way to supplement your earnings. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You have more options than you realize. Look over your credentials and update your skills, and you’ll find a way to make a lucrative change. Don’t make excuses for yourself or others; put the blame where it belongs, and make adjustments. 3 stars
Birthday Baby: You are dedicated, insightful and energetic. You are intelligent and outgoing.
1 star: Avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes. 2 stars: You can accomplish, but don’t rely on others. 3 stars: Focus and you’ll reach your goals. 4 stars: Aim high; start new projects. 5 stars: Nothing can stop you; go for gold.